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Asahi Glass Expands Fluoropolymer Capacity

12:04 PM MST | January 25, 2008 | CW Editorial Staff

Asahi Glass says it plans to increase production capacity for the company's Lumiflon fluoropolymer by 50% at Chiba, Japan. Asahi Glass will start work on the project in summer, 2008. Further details were not disclosed. Lumiflon is a solvent-soluble fluoropolymer with high weatherability that is used in coatings for structures such as bridges, buildings, industrial tanks, and chimneys, as well as aircraft and vehicles. Asahi Glass says it expects demand for the product to grow...

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